Student Life

Below you will see our students engaging in many different activities.

Anime Club

Anime is a type of animated picture that is from japan or has a Japanese style of animation. Anime can be mistaken as a genre, but it can have all genres found in western culture. The Anime club meets to discuss popular anime, and even has meetings to watch new anime. To join the club, come in or call the Swanton Public Library at (419) 826-2760. To see the most recent anime or other teen events, click here!

Quiz Bowl

Quiz bowl is a game in which two teams compete head-to-head to answer questions from all areas of knowledge including history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports, and popular culture.  Quiz bowl is active during the November – March months. To join, contact Mr. Eppert at

Student Council

Student Council is primarily responsible for student culture and tradition. They host Homecoming as their primary event, and also help with Veterans Day, Student Leadership, Teacher Appreciation Week, Graduation, Senior Signs, and the annual Talent Show.  Students have to petition to run as a class candidate, needing both teacher and student support. They can then run for office by giving a speech to their class, and are then voted in.

Set Crew

Set crew is the behind the scenes of the musical.  Students create sets in preparation for the musical as well as move set designs behind stage during the week of the musical.

To join Set Crew listen to the announcements at beginning of second semester for their first informational meeting.   n There are no requirements, they just looking for dedicated, hard workers.


The musical program is open for audition by any Swanton High School student who wishes to participate. They have after-school practices, and perform the final musical three times.


SHS Football Cheerleading is coached by Catlin Creps.  SHS Basketball Cheerleading is coached by Catlin Creps. SMS Cheerleading is coaced by Leigh Pancoast.

Winter Guard

Winter guard is the sport of indoor color guard. Modern color guard is a combination of the use of flags, sabers, mock rifles, and other equipment, as well as dance and other interpretive movement.


SAGE (Students in Academically Gifted Education) allows gifted students to become independent learners and decision makers who recognize their potential and responsibilities in a changing global society. The SAGE program serves academically gifted 3rd-5th grade students at Park Elementary School. It is an integral part of reading and writing instruction within the school curriculum and does not substitute or replace classroom instruction and enrichment.  For more information on SAGE please contact Jenny Schmidt at


SEED (Students Encouraging Educated Decisions), is a student driven program which meets during lunch to discuss topics such as decision making, self respect, substance abuse education, identification of problems, bullying and self care.

All students are welcome to join our SEED programs in the Middle School or High School. We would also like to welcome all members of the community to various SACC community events, education sessions, and gatherings through out each year.

For more information please email:


Color Guard

Color guard is a non-musical addition to the marching band that provides additional visual aspects to the performance. The marching band and color guard performance takes place on a football field.

Leo’s Club

Swanton Leo’s Club is a community service organization committed to improving the community with the help of any student! The Swanton Leo’s Club is involved in recycling, clothing drives, adopt-a-highway, Halloween Hoopla (Swanton Village’s Halloween night), and Christmas in Swanton! To join, attend a meeting every other Sunday from 7pm – 8pm, or contact Tristan Potts at (567) 868–5030 or

Teen Pep

Teen PEP ( Peers Educating Peers) is a group of students that become leaders of their class. They present role plays that they have developed about topics such as inclusion, respect, non-violence, and many others. Teen PEP lead interactive discussions with 8th and 9th grade students, working together to provide accurate information and support.

National Honor Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These four pillars have been associated with membership in the organization since its inception in 1921. The purpose of the L. A. Walker Chapter of the National Honor Society of Swanton High School is to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the development of character, as defined by The Six Pillars of Character, which represents the core ethical values of CHARACTER COUNTS!, in students of Swanton High School. Membership in this chapter is an honor bestowed upon deserving students by the faculty, and shall be based on the criteria of Scholarship, Service, Leadership and Character. Candidates eligible for selection to this chapter must be members of the junior or senior class, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Eligible candidates meeting the minimum scholastic GPA of 3.5 will be contacted by the Adviser of NHS during the second semester of their sophomore year and invited to submit further information in consideration of membership for the following school year.